Panel, tent stitich embroidery on linen with wool and silk thread.Scenes from the life of Abraham as recounted in Genesis in the Bible. At centre, Abraham and the three angels predicting the birth of Isaac to the elderly Sarah; Sarah and Isaac, Abraham and Isaac, Hagar and Ishmael (?). Figures in Stuart dress; dated in glass beads in middle of scenes, worn.

An00061104 001 l

Thing

Made Of
cotton, glass, wood, wool
Type of Thing
screen, tapestry
Subject
angel, old testament
Techniques
sewn

People

Acquired From
Revett, Arabella to The British Museum
Depicted
Abraham, Sarah

Place

Made In
England

Time

Acquired In
1912
Made
1632

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